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Title: Exploratory study of understanding hotel employees' perception on work-life balance issues
Authors: Wong, SCK
Ko, A
Keywords: Work-life balance
Employee well-being
Hotel industry
Hong Kong
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Source: International journal of hospitality management, 2009, v. 28, no. 2, p. 195-203 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of hospitality management 
Abstract: This paper explores hotel employees' perception on work-life balance issues. In-depth interviews and self-administered questionnaires were used to collect the data. Factor analysis discovered seven factors: (1) enough time-off from work: (2) workplace support on work-life balance; (3) allegiance to work; (4) flexibility on work schedule; (5) life orientation; (6) voluntary reduction of contracted hours to cater for personal needs: and (7) upkeep the work and career-the determinants perceived by employees to attain "better" work-life balance in the dynamic hotel environment. Adopting an employee-centric and integrative approach are the critical success factors for implementation of a work-life balance program.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/15323
ISSN: 0278-4319
EISSN: 1873-4693
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2008.07.001
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